Ice Boom In Hull

Hydro Quebec

Ice Boom In Hull

Design, fabrication and deployment of an ice boom to protect the Hull 2 and E.B. Eddy hydroelectric power plants’ intakes from ice.

For Hydro Quebec.

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Problem

Frazil ice in the intake would block it up and could not generate power.

Solution

Design, fabrication and deployment of an ice boom to protect the Hull 2 and E.B. Eddy hydroelectric power plants’ intakes from ice.

Outcome

Still in use 20 years later.